Jaws (1975)

The terrifying motion picture from the terrifying No.1 best seller.

  • Genre: Horror, Thriller, Adventure
  • Release Date: 1975-06-20
  • User Rating: 7.6/10 from 9536 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 4min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Zanuck/Brown Productions
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Steven Spielberg
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When an insatiable great white shark terrorizes the townspeople of Amity Island, the police chief, an oceanographer and a grizzled shark hunter seek to destroy the blood-thirsty beast.

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  • Roy Scheider

    as Police Chief Martin Brody
  • Robert Shaw

    as Quint
  • Richard Dreyfuss

    as Matt Hooper
  • Murray Hamilton

    as Mayor Larry Vaughn
  • Lorraine Gary

    as Ellen Brody
  • Jay Mello

    as Sean Brody
  • Jeffrey Kramer

    as Deputy Leonard 'Lenny' Hendricks
  • Carl Gottlieb

    as Ben Meadows
  • Susan Backlinie

    as Christine 'Chrissie' Watkins
  • Lee Fierro

    as Mrs. Kintner
  • Craig Kingsbury

    as Ben Gardner
  • Phil Murray

    as Mr. Taft
  • Fritzi Jane Courtney

    as Mrs. Taft (uncredited)
  • Belle McDonald

    as Mrs. Posner (uncredited)
  • Ted Grossman

    as Estuary Victim
  • Robert Nevin

    as Medical Examiner
  • Peter Benchley

    as Interviewer
  • Dorothy Fielding

    as Girl in Music Store (uncredited)
  • David Engelbach

    as Research Assistant (uncredited)
  • Joseph Oliveira

    as Swimmer (uncredited)
  • Beverly Powers

    as Topless Swimmer (uncredited)
  • Ayn Ruymen

    as Nurse (uncredited)
  • Christopher Sands

    as Lifeguard (uncredited)
  • Rex Trailer

    as Scout Master (uncredited)
  • Joe La Creta

    as Barwood (uncredited)
  • Denise Cheshire

    as Swimming Chrissie - First Victim (uncredited)
  • Steven Spielberg

    as Amity Point Lifestation Worker (voice) (uncredited)
Sound John Williams Original Music Composer
Directing Steven Spielberg Director
Art John M. Dwyer Set Decoration
Editing Jeff Gourson Assistant Editor
Camera Michael Chapman Camera Operator
Production Richard D. Zanuck Producer
Camera Bill Butler Director of Photography
Production David Brown Producer
Writing Peter Benchley Screenplay
Writing Peter Benchley Novel
Writing Carl Gottlieb Screenplay
Editing Verna Fields Editor
Art Joe Alves Production Design
Art Thomas J. Wright Art Department Coordinator
Art Thomas J. Wright Production Illustrator
Sound John R. Carter Sound
Crew Robert A. Mattey Special Effects
Crew Ted Grossman Stunts
Production Shari Rhodes Casting
Production Shari Rhodes Location Casting
Production William S. Gilmore Production Executive
Costume & Make-Up Del Armstrong Makeup Artist
Sound Robert L. Hoyt Sound
Directing Charlsie Bryant Script Supervisor
Editing William C. Carruth Assistant Editor
Production James Fargo Unit Production Manager
Crew Dick Ziker Stunt Double
Crew Fred Zendar Technical Advisor
Camera Ron Taylor Camera Operator
Directing Tom Joyner First Assistant Director
Camera Valerie Taylor Camera Operator
Directing Barbara Bass Second Assistant Director
Costume & Make-Up Verne Caruso Hairstylist
Costume & Make-Up Jim Gillespie Makeup Artist
Art Werner Keppler Sculptor
Crew Leonard J.V. Compagno Thanks
Production Lynn Murphy Production Assistant